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       git-ls-remote - List references in a remote repository

       git ls-remote [--heads] [--tags] [--refs] [--upload-pack=<exec>]
		     [-q | --quiet] [--exit-code] [--get-url] [--sort=<key>]
		     [--symref] [<repository> [<refs>...]]

       Displays references available in a remote repository along with the
       associated commit IDs.

       -h, --heads, -t, --tags
	   Limit to only refs/heads and refs/tags, respectively. These options
	   are not mutually exclusive; when given both, references stored in
	   refs/heads and refs/tags are displayed. Note that git ls-remote -h
	   used without anything else on the command line gives help,
	   consistent with other git subcommands.

	   Do not show peeled tags or pseudorefs like HEAD in the output.

       -q, --quiet
	   Do not print remote URL to stderr.

	   Specify the full path of git-upload-pack on the remote host. This
	   allows listing references from repositories accessed via SSH and
	   where the SSH daemon does not use the PATH configured by the user.

	   Exit with status "2" when no matching refs are found in the remote
	   repository. Usually the command exits with status "0" to indicate
	   it successfully talked with the remote repository, whether it found
	   any matching refs.

	   Expand the URL of the given remote repository taking into account
	   any "url.<base>.insteadOf" config setting (See git-config(1)) and
	   exit without talking to the remote.

	   In addition to the object pointed by it, show the underlying ref
	   pointed by it when showing a symbolic ref. Currently, upload-pack
	   only shows the symref HEAD, so it will be the only one shown by

	   Sort based on the key given. Prefix - to sort in descending order
	   of the value. Supports "version:refname" or "v:refname" (tag names
	   are treated as versions). The "version:refname" sort order can also
	   be affected by the "versionsort.suffix" configuration variable. See
	   git-for-each-ref(1) for more sort options, but be aware keys like
	   committerdate that require access to the objects themselves will
	   not work for refs whose objects have not yet been fetched from the
	   remote, and will give a missing object error.

       -o <option>, --server-option=<option>
	   Transmit the given string to the server when communicating using
	   protocol version 2. The given string must not contain a NUL or LF
	   character. When multiple --server-option=<option> are given, they
	   are all sent to the other side in the order listed on the command

	   The "remote" repository to query. This parameter can be either a
	   URL or the name of a remote (see the GIT URLS and REMOTES sections
	   of git-fetch(1)).

	   When unspecified, all references, after filtering done with --heads
	   and --tags, are shown. When <refs>... are specified, only
	   references matching the given patterns are displayed.

	   $ git ls-remote --tags ./.
	   d6602ec5194c87b0fc87103ca4d67251c76f233a	   refs/tags/v0.99
	   f25a265a342aed6041ab0cc484224d9ca54b6f41	   refs/tags/v0.99.1
	   7ceca275d047c90c0c7d5afb13ab97efdf51bd6e	   refs/tags/v0.99.3
	   c5db5456ae3b0873fc659c19fafdde22313cc441	   refs/tags/v0.99.2
	   0918385dbd9656cab0d1d81ba7453d49bbc16250	   refs/tags/junio-gpg-pub
	   $ git ls-remote http://www.kernel.org/pub/scm/git/git.git master seen rc
	   5fe978a5381f1fbad26a80e682ddd2a401966740	   refs/heads/master
	   c781a84b5204fb294c9ccc79f8b3baceeb32c061	   refs/heads/seen
	   $ git remote add korg http://www.kernel.org/pub/scm/git/git.git
	   $ git ls-remote --tags korg v\*
	   d6602ec5194c87b0fc87103ca4d67251c76f233a	   refs/tags/v0.99
	   f25a265a342aed6041ab0cc484224d9ca54b6f41	   refs/tags/v0.99.1
	   c5db5456ae3b0873fc659c19fafdde22313cc441	   refs/tags/v0.99.2
	   7ceca275d047c90c0c7d5afb13ab97efdf51bd6e	   refs/tags/v0.99.3


       Part of the git(1) suite

Git 2.38.4			  05/16/2024		      GIT-LS-REMOTE(1)